On the dance floor with his daughter last night at the New York Botanical Garden’s Conservatory Ball, Richard Chilton, chief executive officer of Chilton Investment Co., addressed the matter of gender in his business.
Light adorns the Met’s spectacular, new sky-lit galleries housing Rembrandt, Hals, Memling and Vermeer portraits. Watch as passing clouds momentarily shadow the paintings, making the facial expressions move and change.
Nearly every major cultural institution in New York has an organization devoted to cultivating future donors. They do this through a series of incentives like free admission to shows, openings and parties, where open bars are meant to open wallets. To oversimplify: liquor out, with hopes of money in later.